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ANZAC Animals / by Maria Gll ; illustrated by Marco Ivancic.

By: Gill, Maria.
Contributor(s): Ivancic, Marco.
Publisher: New York : Scholastic New Zealand, 2018Description: 64 pages : colour illustrations.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781775434740.Subject(s): World War, 1939-1945 -- Anecdotes | World War, 1914-1918 -- Anecdotes | Animals -- Anecdotes | Animal-human relationships -- Anecdotes | Soldiers -- Australia -- Anecdotes | Soldiers -- New Zealand -- AnecdotesDDC classification: 355.123 Summary: Summary: Who knew our soldiers had such a variety of animal companions in the two world wars? Apart from the 'beasts of burden' that one might expect, such as horses, mules, donkeys and camels, many battalions had mascots as well: kangaroos, monkeys, dogs, chickens, tortoises, cats - all of whom provided comfort, companionship and a welcome distraction from the war. (Publisher)
List(s) this item appears in: Dewey Activity | Non-fiction Picture Books — Science & Maths | World War Two | World War One
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Summary: Who knew our soldiers had such a variety of animal companions in the two world wars? Apart from the 'beasts of burden' that one might expect, such as horses, mules, donkeys and camels, many battalions had mascots as well: kangaroos, monkeys, dogs, chickens, tortoises, cats - all of whom provided comfort, companionship and a welcome distraction from the war. (Publisher)

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